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Atlanta Daily World supplement program

Atlanta Daily World supplement program

Descriptive Summary

Title: Atlanta Daily World supplement program
Creator: 100% Wrong Club (Atlanta, Ga.)
Inclusive Dates: 1957 February 1
Language: English
Extent: 1 oversize_folders
Collection Number: ms4285
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

The 100% Wrong Club began in the "Atlanta Daily World"'s sports department by writers Eric (Ric) Roberts (1905-1985) and Lucius L. Jones (1910?-1952) to recognize exceptional athelets and predict collegiate games' outcomes in 1934. The club later expanded it's mission to recognize college and high school athletes, local community leaders, and national pioneers in the field of sports and social justice.

Scope and Content

This collection contains the "Atlanta Daily World" supplement for the 22nd annual banquet for the 100% Wrong Club, an African American organization founded in Atlanta to honor achievements in professional, collegiate, and high school sports. The supplement includes a list of members, a program for the banquet, and photographs of award recipients and other dignitaries.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Atlanta Daily World supplement program, ms4285, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

African American newspapers
Athletes -- United States.
Coaching (Athletics) -- United States.
Sports -- History -- 20th century.

Related Collections in this Repository

See also 100% Wrong Club records, aarl0011-007, Auburn Avenue Research Library on African American Culture and History, Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
oversized_folder
1program, 1957 February 1